School Board Approves K-W Superintendent Contract

The Kenyon-Wanamingo school board approved a new three year contract with Superintendent Beth Giese at the March meeting. Giese took the position for the 23-24 school year and the schoolboard members …

Kenyon City Administrator Leaves Post

Mark Vahlsing, Kenyon City Administrator, has left his position with the city effective April 1st. Vahlsing was hired in January of 2013, coming from Moose Lake where he had served two and a half …

Host Families Needed

Have you considered being a foreign exchange family? Adding foreign exchange students to our school community contributes to our cultural diversity and promotes global awareness and understanding. By …

Keith Allen Secures 19A GOP Endorsement

KENYON, MN — Keith Allen, a longtime farmer, District Rep for Congressman Brad Finstad, and former Minnesota Farm Bureau Board Member, earned the Republican endorsement on Thursday March 28th for …
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Obituaries
Nathan John Avery
Nathan John Avery, 46, of Wanamingo, died Friday, March 29, 2024 at St. Marys Hospital as the result of a head injury. He was born December 2, 1977 in Owatonna, Minnesota the son of Mark and …
Elwood Arthur Lips
Elwood Arthur Lips, age 98, of Faribault, died on Monday, March 11, 2024 at his home. Funeral services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. …
Lila Mae Cole
Lila Mae Cole, 89, of Kenyon, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024 of complications from COVID, receiving wonderful comfort care at District One Hospital in Faribault. She was born July 27, …
Denise Ann Johnson
Denise Ann Johnson of Wanamingo died Thursday March 7, 2024 at her home in Zumbrota. She was a tiny baby, born May 28, 1961 to Joyce and Darlene Johnson in Rochester, where she was diagnosed with …
Evelyn A. Kunde
Evelyn A. Kunde, 86, of Kenyon died Friday, March 1st, 2024 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, MN. Evie was born on February 9th, 1938 in Wanamingo Township on the family homestead. She …
Community
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a City Council Meeting was duly held in the City Council chambers at 7:00 p.m. on the 12th day of March 2024. The meeting was called to order by Mayor …
Greetings to District 3 I hope you all had a nice Easter and we are all looking forward to warmer weather. Goodhue County is looking at a $15 million dollar construction season this year so …
I recently preached a sermon on Matthew 5:13-16, Salt and Light. For me, it was an eye-opener. God’s word drew me to examine myself. Am I salt and light to the world? Am I a distinct Christian? Do …
Community
Wangen Prairie Church’s food drive for the All Seasons Community Food Shelf in Kenyon is off to a gangbuster start! Over 859 pounds of food have been collected in the first three weeks, and some of …
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